UN Committee of 24 calls for decolonization of Western Sahara

 Managua (Nicaragua), May 25, 2015 (SPS) - The participants in the regional Conference of the UN Special Committee on Decolonization (the Committee of 24,) held recently in Managua, Nicaragua, has renewed called for the completion of the decolonization process in Western Sahara through the organization of a free and transparent referendum allowing the people of Western Sahara to exercise freely their right to self-determination.

CODESA expresses support for Sahrawi mother Takbar Haddi on hunger strike in Canary Islands

 El Aaiun (Occupied Territories), May 24, 2015 (SPS) The Executive Office of the Collective of Sahrawi Human Rights Defenders (CODESA) expressed Sunday support and solidarity with the Saharawi mother Takbar Haddi on hunger strike for two weeks in the canary islands to demand justice for her son who was killed in February by Moroccan settlers in the occupied city of El Aaiun.

Saharawi Association takes part in 88th Congress of Human Rights League in Le Mans

 Le Mans (France), May 24, 2015 (SPS) - The Association of Families of Saharawi prisoners and disappeared (AFAPREDESA) participated in the 88th Congress of the League of Human Rights, held from 23-25 May, in Le Mans, France.

SADR takes part in celebrations of Africa Day in Mozambique

Maputo (Mozambique) 24 May 2015 (SPS) - The Embassy of the Sahrawi Republic (SADR) participated Saturday in the celebrations of the 52th Africa’s Day, organised in Maputo, Mozambique, under the theme “Year of Women's Empowerment and Development Towards Africa's Agenda 2063”.

SADR takes part in African Conference for dialogue on human rights and justice mechanisms

 Arusha (Tanzania) 23 May, 2015 (SPS) – The Sahrawi Republic participated in the works of African Dialogue Conference on human rights and justice mechanisms, held May 18-22, in  Arusha, Tanzanian.
 The Conference was organized by the African Institute for International Law in cooperation with the African Court for Human and Peoples Rights, and aimed at promoting dialogue to ensure the protection of human and peoples' rights in Africa.

President of Republic offers condolences to family of French lawyer Francis Jacob

Bir Lahlou (Liberated Zones), May 23, 2015 (SPS) - President of the Republic, Secretary General, Mr. Mohamed Abdelaziz, sent a letter of condolence to the family of the honorary president of the Association of Friends of the Saharawi people in France, Mr. Francis Jacob, who died recently in French capital Paris.

President of Republic congratulates President of Guyana on his election

Bir Lehlou, May 23, 2015 (SPS) – President of the Republic, Secretary General of the Polisario Front, Mohamed Abdelaziz, has congratulated the President of the Republic of Guyana, His Excellency David Arthur Granger, on his election, in a letter SPS received a copy of it Saturday.

Danish MP denounces use of torture by Morocco

Copenhagen (Denmark) 22 May, 2015 (SPS) - Danish Member of Parliament Mr. Christian juhl, the Red- Green Alliance Party, has condemned the use of torture in prisons by Morocco, following the release of the latest reports of Amnesty international and the Norwegian Aid Organisation (SAIH) on torture and human rights violations committed by the Moroccan authorities in Morocco and the occupied territories of Western Sahara.

Managua Conference: Countries demand decolonisation of Western Sahara

Managua (Nicaragua) May 22, 2015 (SPS) - Many countries participating in the International Conference on Decolonization of Colonial Territories held in Managua, Nicaragua, has reiterated that the continued colonization of Western Sahara is unacceptable, calling on the United Nations for an urgent action to enable the Saharawi people to exercise their right to self-determination.

Sahrawi coordinator with MINURSO received by Spanish State Secretary for Foreign Affairs

Madrid, May 22, 2015(SPS) - Saharawi coordinator with MINURSO (the UN  Mission for Referendum in Western Sahara), member of the National Secretariat of the Polisario Front,  Emhamed Khedad, was received  Thursday in Madrid by Spanish Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, Ignacio Ibáñez.


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